Samsung Galaxy s8 Active Specifications and Price

Okechukwu Solomon August 08, 2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has been launched with a new feature called Shatterproof. Not just that, there's also an Iris scanner for better security. Here we have the official specifications and price of this device. It's also available for pre-order.


Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Specifications and Price

Technology
  • GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
  • Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
  • GPRS Yes
  • EDGE Yes

LAUNCH
  • Announced 2017, August
  • Status Available. Released 2017, August
BODY
  • Dimensions 151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm (5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)
  • Weight 208.1 g (7.34 oz)
  • Build Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
  • SIM Nano-SIM
  • - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
  • - IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
  • - MIL-STD-810G compliant - salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
DISPLAY
  • Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 5.8 inches (~81.5% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~506 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes
  • Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • - 3D Touch (home button only)
  • - Always-on display
  • - TouchWiz UI
PLATFORM
  • OS Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
  • CPU Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
  • GPU Adreno 540
MEMORY
  • Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
CAMERA
  • Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
  • Features 1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
  • Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
  • Secondary 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR
SOUND
  • Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • 3.5mm jack Yes
  • - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
CONNECTIVITY
  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX
  • GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
  • NFC To be confirmed
  • Radio No
  • USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES
  • Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate
  • Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Browser HTML5
  • Java No
  • - Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
  • - Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
  • - Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
  • - ANT+ support
  • - S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
  • - MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player
  • - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • - Photo/video editor
  • - Document editor
BATTERY
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
  • Stand-by Up to 120 h (3G)
  • Talk time Up to 32 h (3G)
  • Music play Up to 113 

MISCELLANEOUS
  • Colors Meteor Gray, Tungsten Gold
  • Price About 850 USD / N310,000 in Nigeria.

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